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The Case Against Joe Biden in 2024

President Joe Biden announced this week that he is running for re-election in 2024. His announcement came in a short video posted to social media. The video has nothing to say about Biden administration accomplishments. It is focused on demonizing Republicans and scaring the Democratic base into voting for a candidate that most Democrats recognize is too old and incompetent for the job.


The RJC knows that Americans care about the policies that affect our lives, our families, and America’s future. In a response to Biden’s announcement, RJC National Chairman Norm Coleman and CEO Matt Brooks said, "Our country deserves so much better from our Commander in Chief, and the RJC is committed to ensuring that Joe Biden is a one-term president."


Which one issue most motivates you to get Joe Biden out of the White House? Take our poll here.


Further Reading


Ari Fleischer: Joe Biden was George Santos before George Santos was George Santos
Everything that’s supposed to go down has gone up, and everything that’s supposed to go up has gone down under Joe Biden. That’s not a strong track record from which to launch a bid for re-election. But Biden’s problems run deeper. He’s got the Midas Touch in reverse. He bumbles everything he touches.


House GOP Fact Sheet: Americans Cannot Afford Another Four Years Of Joe Biden

Highlights from Recent RJC Grassroots Events

The RJC Greater Philadelphia Chapter was proud to host an event with David McCormick to discuss his new book, Superpower in Peril: A Battle Plan to Renew America. This book is David’s vision for how we can reverse decline, educate our people, confront China, and secure America.


Pictured above are Robert Lipstein, David McCormick, and Francine Lipstein. Our thanks to the Lipsteins for hosting this great event!


Photo credit: Matt Gruda.

Our Houston Chapter hosted a special event with Commissioner Tom S. Ramsey, P.E. (Harris County Precinct 3). Commissioner Ramsey is the only conservative on the Harris County Commissioners Court.


Pictured above are Barbara Marcus, Commissioner Tom S. Ramsey, and Andrea Blitzer.

RJC CEO Matt Brooks spoke at a parlor meeting in the Las Vegas area hosted by Mark and Yahli Lipp. Matt’s political briefing discussed the efforts in Nevada and across the country to make Biden a one-term President, win back the Senate, and maintain our majority in the House. David Brog also spoke at the event, about the rise of antisemitism on college campuses and around the nation.

Israel at 75

In honor of the 75th anniversary of Israel’s independence as a modern state, the House voted 400-19 in favor of a resolution supporting the US-Israel relationship and the Abraham Accords. The Jewish Insider reports:

The legislation, sponsored by Reps. Ann Wagner (R-MO), Kathy Manning (D-NC), Mike McCaul (R-TX) and Brad Schneider (D-IL), "encourag[es] the expansion and strengthening of the Abraham Accords" and calls to "ensure that existing agreements reap tangible security and economic benefits for the citizens of those countries and all peoples in the region."


It recognizes the upcoming 75th anniversary of Israel’s founding and the U.S.-Israel relationship, describing the relationship as “close and robust… marked by strong people-to-people ties and close cooperation on a wide range of issues” as well as “common values and a commitment to democracy.”


…[House Foreign Relations Committee chairman Michael McCaul, a sponsor of the resolution] emphasized that the U.S.-Israel relationship is "rock-solid," "has made both countries safer and more secure" and is "built on shared values and close bonds between our peoples, governments, and private sectors," and highlighted the Abraham Accords as a key development that benefited both countries.

Yoram Ettinger’s article this week at The Algemeiner is one to share with your friends, on why “foreign aid” to Israel benefits the United States. He offers many examples and states:

The US does not give foreign aid to Israel — the US makes an annual investment in Israel, giving US taxpayers a return of several hundred percent.


…The US-Israel strategic relationship constitutes a classic case of a mutually-beneficial two-way street; one that enhances the economies and defense of both countries and benefits Israeli and American taxpayers alike.

Avi Mayer, editor-in-chief of the Jerusalem Post, interviewed the extraordinary Natan Sharansky, who turned 75 this year, about his life and Israel’s over the last 75 years. Mayer explains why this interview is important:

Sharansky’s personal journey reflects that of the Jewish people, and the centrality of Israel in his life and Jewish identity mirrors the experiences of so many Jews around the world. The personal and collective are interwoven throughout this interview, as they are in his life, and his insights on this pivotal moment in Israel’s history are marked by his distinctly Israeli mix of concern and hope.

Short Takes

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis in Jerusalem

In [Gov. Ron] DeSantis’ keynote address at the [Celebrate the Faces of Israel event in Jerusalem today], he highlighted Florida’s growing Jewish and expat Israeli community, the state’s flourishing economic ties with Israel as well as his own unwavering support for the Jewish state. He expressed support for Israel’s qualitative military edge and said that Iran’s pursuit of nuclear weapons is an existential threat to Israel and a threat to the US.

GOP governors commemorate Jewish American Heritage Month

Republican governors are commemorating Jewish American Heritage Month, which begins in May, with a new joint statement recognizing the achievements of Jewish Americans, pledging support for Israel and opposing antisemitism… The statement was signed by all 26 of the Republican governors in the United States who are now in office.

Get ready for 2024

In an article for Mishpacha Magazine about the policy fights that will shape the 2024 elections, Omri Nahmias quotes the RJC:


"The Republican Jewish Coalition will strongly support the Republican majority in the House, as they work to build on the success of the first 100 days," says Sam Markstein, RJC national political director. "In the immediate term, this includes reaching a fiscally responsible debt ceiling solution, as well as recognizing and fortifying our alliance with Israel as the Jewish state commemorates the 75th anniversary of its founding. We are particularly excited for Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s upcoming travels to Israel — his first trip abroad as Speaker — where he will be just the second Speaker of the House in history to address the Knesset."

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DC: RJC National Leadership Meeting
Join with RJC Leaders from across the country to hear from Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR), Joni Ernst (R-IA), and Steve Daines (R-MT) as well as key GOP House members and other prominent Republican leaders at this one-day event.




RJC Annual Leadership Summit in Las Vegas

October 27-29, 2023


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